East Central University


Ada, OK

East Central University SnackAbility

7.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Competitive
9/10
Diversity
8.5/10
The Town
4/10
Cost
9/10
Debt
7/10
Career Earnings
8/10
Job Prospects
8/10

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East Central University Info Snack

East Central University is a public, co-educational teaching university in Ada, in the south central region of Oklahoma. East Central one of the six universities that are part of Oklahoma's Regional University System. Beyond its flagship campus is Ada, the university has courses available in McAlester, Shawnee, Ardmore, and Durant, as well as online courses. Nearly 4,500 students are enrolled in the school's undergraduate and graduate programs. Founded as East Central State Normal School in 1909, its present name was adopted in 1985. Some of its more famous alumni include former NFL player Mark Gastineau, past governors Robert S. Kerr and George Nigh, former U.S. Representative Lyle Boren, Oklahoma Supreme Court Justice Tom Colbert, and U.S. Army General James D. Thurman.

Undergraduates
3,260
Admission Rate
46.0%
Median Debt
$10,254
Average Net Cost
$13,363
In-state Tuition
$5,874
Out-of-state Tuition
$14,182
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